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9 x 13 inches. Superb original printed poster by Edward Penfield for the September 1895 issue of Harperís Magazine, featuring articles by Mark Twain, Owen Wister (ìThe Virginianî) and war correspondent Richard Harding Davis. Edward Penfield (1866-1925) was an important American illustrator, and often called the father of the American Poster. He lived most of his life in New Rochelle, New York, which was a popular art colony of that time. Penfield made a large number of posters and covers for publications of Harper & Brothers, including Harperís Magazine, Harperís Bazar (later, Harperís Bazaar) and Harperís Weekly. A fine copy, printed on slightly thicker art paper.
Price: $750.00 Item #5136